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Hidden Files are not Showing

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  1. rajabas2002

    rajabas2002 Thread Starter

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    I have WIN2K installed in my m/c. When I try to change the Floder option to "view hideen files and folders - it is reseting to the original value . I have tried the following option as suggested by devil_himself

    Navigate to the following registry key:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advan ced\Folder\Hidden\SHOWALL

    Now right click on,and delete the value "CheckedValue" in the right hand window.

    Now create a new "DWORD Value" called exactly CheckedValue in the right hand window.
    Double click on CheckedValue.
    In the opening 'Edit DWORD Value' box,set the 'Value data:' to 1

    Press Ok,exit regedit,restart your pc.

    It does not work

    Here is my Query.bat and look.bat output

    SteelWerX Registry Console Tool 1.0
    Written by Bobbi Flekman © 2005

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\advanced
    Hidden REG_DWORD 2 (0x2)
    ShowCompColor REG_DWORD 0 (0x0)
    HideFileExt REG_DWORD 1 (0x1)
    DontPrettyPath REG_DWORD 0 (0x0)
    ShowInfoTip REG_DWORD 1 (0x1)
    HideIcons REG_DWORD 0 (0x0)
    MapNetDrvBtn REG_DWORD 0 (0x0)
    WebView REG_DWORD 1 (0x1)
    Filter REG_DWORD 0 (0x0)
    SuperHidden REG_DWORD 0 (0x0)
    SeparateProcess REG_DWORD 0 (0x0)
    StartMenuInit REG_DWORD 3 (0x3)
    StartMenuChevron REG_DWORD 0 (0x0)
    ShowSuperHidden REG_DWORD 0 (0x0)
    ClassicViewState REG_DWORD 0 (0x0)
    IntelliMenus REG_SZ YES
    StartMenuAdminTools REG_SZ NO
    StartMenuFavorites REG_DWORD 0 (0x0)
    StartMenuLogoff REG_DWORD 0 (0x0)
    CascadeControlPanel REG_SZ NO
    CascadeMyDocuments REG_SZ NO
    CascadeNetworkConnections REG_SZ NO
    CascadePrinters REG_SZ NO
    StartMenuScrollPrograms REG_SZ NO

    Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\Folder\Hidden]
    "Text"="Hidden files and folders"
    "Type"="group"
    "Bitmap"="C:\\WINNT\\system32\\shell32.dll,4"
    "HelpID"="shell.hlp#51131"

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\Folder\Hidden\NOHIDDEN]
    "RegPath"="Software\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Explorer\\Advanced"
    "Text"="Do not show hidden files and folders"
    "Type"="radio"
    "CheckedValue"=dword:00000001
    "ValueName"="Hidden"
    "DefaultValue"=dword:00000002
    "HKeyRoot"=dword:80000001
    "HelpID"="shell.hlp#51104"

    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\Folder\Hidden\SHOWALL]
    "RegPath"="Software\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Explorer\\Advanced"
    "Text"="Show hidden files and folders"
    "Type"="radio"
    "ValueName"="Hidden"
    "DefaultValue"=dword:00000002
    "HKeyRoot"=dword:80000001
    "HelpID"="shell.hlp#51105"
    "CheckedValue"=dword:00000000
     
  2. Frank4d

    Frank4d Retired Trusted Advisor

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    Is the box for "Remember each folder's view settings" checked?
     
  3. rajabas2002

    rajabas2002 Thread Starter

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    Yes it was checked. But I have tried both by checking and unchecking and the result is same
     
  4. devil_himself

    devil_himself

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    Start > Run > regedit > navigate to


    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Advanced\Folder\Hidden\SHOWALL]

    on the Right pane Double Click on "CheckedValue" and put the Value as "1" without quotes
     
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